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From Jan Høydahl <>
Subject Re: switch jars to ivy mechanism?
Date Tue, 27 Mar 2012 21:41:02 GMT
+1 to test out Ivy, been thinking about it before as well

Jan Høydahl, search solution architect
Cominvent AS -
Solr Training -

On 27. mars 2012, at 22:59, Robert Muir wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 4:50 PM, Steven A Rowe <> wrote:
>> Agreed.  And also besides plus additionally, Lucene/Solr has way more Ant hackers
than Maven hackers.
> Believe it or not (you probably won't!) I seriously considered maven
> when looking at how to address the jar dependency issue. Everyone
> knows about my personal opinion on it, but for this issue, I'm trying
> to only look at the least-invasive/least-risk change that solves the
> problem.
> As much as I hate to say it, I initially thought maven was the only
> good alternative, but I took a moment to look at the documentation on
> the ivy site and it seems like a nice solution for our needs: i guess
> i'm hoping we can have a tiny initial non-invasive prototype patch
> that starts attacking the problem iteratively (yeah that means
> initially we still have the crazy xerces situation in lib/ until we
> figure out some solution for that, etc).
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